アイロン

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アイロン (airon): an electric steam iron.

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English iron.[1][2][3][4] Apparently the first form borrowed into Japanese for the English term iron was アイアン (aian). This アイロン (airon) form developed later, influenced by the English spelling.[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

アイロン (romaji airon)

  1. a clothes iron
    アイロンをかける
    airon o kakeru
    to iron something

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  3. 3.0 3.1 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0
  4. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-501211-0